Monday, April 4, 2011

Just Go With It 
Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Brooklyn Decker 

Sandler, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant, Aniston to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a  lie he told to his younger girlfriend.He takes them all to Hawaii on a holiday and that's when the fun begins.

 Just Go With It was nothing special but it did keep me in for the two hours with some very funny moments. At times the show was let down by the story which did'nt flow smooth and some strange characters that did'nt work well in the script! Sandler and Aniston were both average in their roles. I am going to give it a seven! Ok for a few laughs on a Sunday night!

Black Swan
Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Vincent Cassel

 A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" as the delicate White Swan, Princess Odette. She slowly loses her mind because of her mothers desire for her to be the best and she becomes more like Odile, the Black Swan.

 Did'nt know what to expect from this movie as the reviews were mixed but i must say I was impressed.The storyline was good and kept me hooked all the way through. I do believe part of this had to do with the acting which I thought was superb. I would suggest seeing this movie!Giving it an 8 rating!

Hall Pass 
Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis,Christina Applegate 
A married man is granted the opportunity to have an affair by his wife. His best friend is also given the same chance, things get a little out of control when both wives start engaging in extramarital activities as well. 

Very Disappointing! I can't believe this is the same people who made Hangover, which i thought was a real funny show. I think they left all the laughs there because this barely had any! Acting average!Script poor! Laughs non existent! Four!

Actors Profiles

Adam Sandler 

Adam Sandler first performed comedy on a stage at the age of 17, on open-mike night at a Boston club. Later, while he was a freshman at New York University, he landed a recurring role as Theo's dim friend Smitty on The Cosby Show.More.......

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman , as a young child , spent her school holidays attending theatre camps where she developed her love of acting. After some experience in an off-Broadway musical, she was cast in Leon (released in North America as The Professional) at age twelve.More......

 Owen Wilson

Texas native Owen Wilson teamed up with college roommate Wes Anderson to help put Austin on the filmmaking map with their debut film, "Bottle Rocket" (1996). In this, he succeeded, but he would also go on to prove his talents as a comic actor - as well as writer and producer - with numerous and varied roles in both small independents and studio blockbusters. More.....

Saturday, March 19, 2011

What's Hot at the Movies and on DVD

This weeks reviews of whats hot at the movies and on DVD!

Season of the Witch
    A really enjoyable, entertaining watch! The acting,settings and atmosphere were excellent! I thought the only let down in this otherwise super show was the special effects and end fight scenes. They could have made this a nine instead of an 8.5. I feel a big screen viewing may also have pushed it to a nine. All characters were played well but it was really the feeling that you were in 1350 that made this movie a highly recommended 
watch.Top movie to get lost in for a couple of hours.

The Town

This is another good show! Ben Affleck does a great job with his maiden directing effort. Excellent acting and good story. Maybe it loses a little in the final shootout scenes but otherwise  a good watch. It always kept you interested throughout, with a great connection between Afleck and Rebecca Hall who both played excellent roles. I give it  a 7.5.

True Grit
    I am not really a western lover but this was a excellently made show. I am giving it a 6.5! You will probably find western fans giving it a nine but its just not for me. All roles were played well with Jeff Bridges probably the standout in the lead role! The young lady who plays Mattie Ross, Hailee Steinfeld also does a super job. A great story helps, as many will remember it from The Dukes original back in the late 60's.

Saturday, March 5, 2011


   The story was a little cliched, but remembering it is a musical will help.It flowed smoothly and  was very enjoyable. All character roles were played well. Christina's acting abilities were stretched at times. Cher and Peter Gallagher both played good parts as the owners of the club with Stanley Tucci as Sean the club manager, being the standout. A bit of a musical vehicle for Aguileras voice,which is sensational but overdoes it at times,where it can get annoying. The music was well placed into the story and a song called Last of Me by Cher was a good addition!
 Overall I would rate this movie as 7.5 mainly for its entertainment value and good music score.Well worth a look!


                                       Warning dont read comments it will give the story away!

  A super movie! I really enjoyed this one. A good mixture of humor and horror which adds to the unique feel of the movie.Throw in a great storyline and super character roles and it can't miss.
Do your self a favor take a look you will be surprised.
     The setting has a group of people stuck in an elevator.The same morning there is a suicide out of one of the buildings apartment windows.The investigating police officers are about to have more on their plate than a suicide.A well written script,humor and character parts lift this to an 8.5 rating. Well worth seeing.

Our DVD Review

The Runaways

  This musical I am afraid falls a little flat.All character roles are played well. Kirsten Stewart is super as Joan Jett and Michael Shannon plays a good part as the girls manager Kim Fowley.What let's it down is the storyline. It's just basically the story of the first all girl rock band and that is where it starts and ends.
I am going to give it 5.5 for the character acting and the novelty.It was watchable so i am not bagging it altogether.